Play Partner Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1000 Elmwood AveProvidence, RI 02907


A Play Partner is a volunteer who is primarily responsible for observing and facilitating children’s play experiences as well as providing resources for zoo patrons in the activity play spaces located within the Our Big Backyard exhibit at Roger Williams Park Zoo.

A full position description and application can be found here: Instructions for application are on the first page. Application deadline is April 1st.


  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Research
  • Environmental Education
  • General Education
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 80 hours yearly

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